Taught course

Scriptwriting

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Media and Communication
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Gain the skills required to collaborate and work effectively across the creative industries as a scriptwriter. You will also develop script editing skills working closely with other students within the Media Production framework.

Why study MA Scriptwriting at BU?

  • Develop your ideas from concept to industry-standard final draft, develop your own voice, learn how to critique others work and make industry contacts to pitch for employment
  • See your scripts come to life and contribute to others’ productions by working collaboratively with students across the framework
  • This intense course allows you the opportunity to work both in teams in addition to producing individual writing pieces
  • Become a writer with a distinctive authorial voice with an industry-standard portfolio, writing in a range of formats and genres and a robust attitude to collaboration and development
  • All of our teaching staff have worked on award winning Film, Television and multiplatform projects and you will also benefit from regular industry guest speakers and alumni.

Graduate with an accredited degree

Graduate from an International Moving Image Society (IMIS) accredited degree, awarded to practice-based courses that best prepare students for a career in the industry.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,250
International students
£14,750

Please check Bournemouth University course website for the latest tuition fees information. For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    20 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Future Students Enquiry Team
Email
futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1202 961 916